A Lonely Mathematician at the Edge of Infinity: Georg Cantor

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The German mathematician Georg Cantor pioneered set theory and gave us our modern understanding of the mathematics of infinity.

During his lifetime, Georg Cantor faced tremendous opposition about his ideas of infinity, even from colleagues and other mathematicians. He had very little support in the beginning. And also, of course, it was the pressure on the…